Bob has served as a member of the USML Board of Advisors since 2017. Bob grew up on the west side of Chicago, attended Weber High School, Marquette University receiving a degree in Civil Engineering, and Northern Illinois University College of Law receiving a Juris Doctor degree. While attending law school, Bob co-founded Mostardi Platt, an environmental engineering consulting firm that provides services to a wide variety of industrial, manufacturing and real estate clients throughout the United States and abroad. Bob and his wife, Cathy Platt, live in Elmhurst where they raised their 8 children. Over the years, Bob has participated in a number of organizations and Boards and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare and is an active member of Young Presidents Organization.